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La Maison du Coquillage

37 rue des Bains, 14510 Houlgate, France
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“snails” (3 reviews)
“shellfish” (2 reviews)
“miso soup” (2 reviews)
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French, Seafood, European
$$ - $$$
37 rue des Bains, 14510 Houlgate, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the few restaurants in Houlgate that starts serving food before 7pm for dinner, La Maison du Coquillage caters very well for your typical British family. Good value, especially with the set menu. I had the tasty tuna, avocado and goats cheese to start....More

Thank Uncle_Badger
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

Really great value and quality. Good kids options, and they know the value of getting the kids food out quickly to keep them happy! Had the set menu with escargots and the seafood platter in the picture - excellent!

1  Thank PeterOC10
Reviewed June 13, 2018

Large plain restaurant on a street with many restaurants. Specialising in shellfish but with a good selection of fresh fish also. Set menus and a la carte at reasonable prices. Fish soup to take away is useful..

1  Thank John B
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

Son #1 wanted to try snails so this was on our ‘must’ go list. We weren’t disappointed. I had a fixed price menu- a favourite in France- snails, fish kebabs and ile flottante ( meringue on custard). Fabulous food. Fab service and especially liked that...More

1  Thank Helen D
Reviewed May 21, 2018

We ate out here for two meals, after the first one was excellent, we sat in the corner window table , and chose the set meal with house rose, the starters were great, snails and a welk and prawns dish, massive . for main white...More

1  Thank KatyJM64
Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

Drawn in purely by a random picture of a fish platter. Not disappointed. They were great in accommodating our pushchair, and we were made to feel welcome by other diners. The three course menu is great value; one of us had the seafood platter for...More

Thank NinaTom
Reviewed October 6, 2016

Lovely service - the whole feel of the evening was authentically french somehow. The restaurant filled up mostly with folks staying at the hotel here - they were warm and friendly and the food (we both had fish dishes) was superb. Great wine list also....More

Thank Stewsview
Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

Decent seafood restaurant on the Main Street. Outside seating which fills very quickly in summer, so book in advance. Good quality fish and shellfish with plenty of options, so choose well to get the best value. Our waiter was helpful and attentive and we were...More

Thank McFoieGras
Reviewed August 15, 2016

Stayed in Houlgate in june, so many places were not open. Thankfully this was. A good place to eat. Moules were good.

Thank sessa25
Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

It's fresh and prices are ok. Mules et frites was good ! But a bit small for my taste :) waiter was polite and funny... I will recommend it can not say nothin bad :)

Thank kasjopeja89
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 rue des Bains, 14510 Houlgate, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Houlgate
  • Phone Number: 0231248217
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